reslife

Summer Session

Students who choose to live on campus for Summer Session 2015 will reside in Bennet Hall with University summer housing students. Bennet is air-conditioned and equipped with a community kitchen, a spacious central community lounge, as well as study and social lounges on each floor. The building is adjacent to Foss Hill and in close proximity to dining facilities, Olin library, and other academic buildings. Single and double-occupancy rooms are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Important Information

  • Wesleyan students: Please note that Alpha Delta Phi, Delta Kappa Epsilon, and Psi Upsilon are not designated as University Summer Session housing. Students who decide to stay at these locations should carefully check move in and move out dates, as they will not be eligible for University transition housing.

  • To qualify for on-campus housing, Non-Wesleyan participants must:
    • Certify they graduated from high school
    • Certify that they are at least 18 years old
    • Provide proof of compliance with the State of Connecticut immunization requirements
  • Three students will be hired to serve as ResLife staff for the students living on campus this summer. It is their responsibility to help create community and maintain a safe and welcoming environment for residents. To view the Residential Life Summer Staff Application, please click here.  

  • The same University policies that apply during the academic year are in effect during the summer term. Students are expected to comply with the terms of the Summer Housing Contract, the Code of Non-Academic Conduct and all Community Standards.  To view a copy of the Summer Housing Contract please click here.

Summer Housing Dates 

Dates Move In Date Move Out Date
Standard Session Tuesday, May 26 Friday, June 26
Principles of Biology Institute - Full Institute Tuesday, May 26 Monday, July 27
Standard Session course PLUS Introduction to Biology II Lecture and/or Lab  Tuesday, May 26 Monday, July 27
Principles of Biology II Lecture and/or Lab  Sunday, June 28 Monday, July 27

Summer Session Rates

Standard Session
Double-Occupancy Room: $792
Single-Occupancy Room: $990

Principles of Biology Institute - Full Institute
Double-Occupancy Room: $1,512
Single-Occupancy Room: $1,890

Standard Session course PLUS Principles of Biology II Lecture and/or lab
Double-Occupancy Room: $1,512
Single-Occupancy Room: $1,890

Prinicples of Biology II Lecture and/or Lab only
Double-Occupancy Room: $720
Single-Occupancy Room: $900

Dining

May 27 through June 26, 2015
The Daniel Family Commons (DFC), located on the third floor of the Usdan University Center, will be open to students for lunches Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. DFC will offer a lunch buffet for a fixed price of $8.25. Students may pay for lunches with cash, Middletown cash, or credit card.

June 29 through July 24, 2015
Usdan Marketplace, located on the second floor of the Usdan University Center, will be open to students for breakfasts, lunches, and dinners Monday through Friday, and for brunches and dinners on the weekends. Service will be a la carte meals for a fixed price of $9.10 for breakfast, $12.90 for lunch, and $15.80 for dinner and $12.90 for the weekend brunch.

Application Process

Wesleyan Students

  • Summer Session housing applications are accepted on a rolling basis, however the priority deadline is April 24, 2015

  • Students will be notified of their housing assignment by May 8, 2015 for the Standard Session, Principles of Biology Institute-Full Institute, and Standard Session PLUS Principles of Biology II Lecture and/or Lab. 

  • Students applying for housing for Principles of Biology II Lecture and/or Lab after June 3, 2015 have to contact Sarah-Jane Ripa (sripa@wesleyan.edu) and complete a paper housing request form.

  • Students who break their summer housing contract at any point after May 8, 2015 for the Standard Session, Principles of Biology Institute-Full Institute, and Standard Session PLUS Principles of Biology II Lecture and/or Lab  and after June 12, 2015 for Principles of Biology II Lecture and/or Lab will be charged a $150 contract breakage fee. A student can be charged the breakage fee for any breach of the contract, including moving out early or finding another place before Summer Session Housing begins.

  • Students will be billed on April 1, 2015, May 5, 2015, or June 4, 2015, based on when their application is received. Payment is due 30 days after the billing date. 

Non-Wesleyan Students

  • Non-Wesleyan students have to pay in full by check or money order payable to Wesleyan University
  • Please download the Housing Request Form and send the completed application and payment to:
    Wesleyan Summer Session, 74 Wyllis Avenue, Middletown, CT 06459
  • Summer Session housing applications are accepted on a rolling basis, however the priority deadline is April 24, 2015. Students will be notified of their housing assignment by May 8, 2015 for the Standard Session, Principles of Biology Institute-Full Institute, and Standard Session PLUS Principles of Biology II Lecture and/or Lab. 

  • Students applying for housing for Principles of Biology II Lecture and/or Lab after June 3, 2015 have to contact Sarah-Jane Ripa (sripa@wesleyan.edu) and complete a paper housing request form.

  • Students who break their summer housing contract at any point after May 8, 2015 for the Standard Session, Principles of Biology Institute-Full Institute, and Standard Session PLUS Principles of Biology II Lecture and/or Lab  and after June 12, 2015 for Principles of Biology II Lecture and/or Lab will be charged a $150 contract breakage fee. A student can be charged the breakage fee for any breach of the contract, including moving out early or finding another place before Summer Session Housing begins.

  • Students will be billed on April 1, 2015, May 5, 2015, or June 4, 2015, based on when their application is received. Payment is due 30 days after the billing date

If you have questions contact: the Office of Residential Life at 860-685-3550 or via email reslife@wesleyan.edu